Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta
Lethbridge Dally Herald VOL. I LETHBRIDtjE, .ALT A., F R I 0 A Y A U G U S T 14, NO. 207. BLOCKADE OF GRAIN NOW FEARED HOB. Mr. Finby Speab tie Effect of C. P. R. Strike Tf UfOJUPHIC BRIEFi Vancouver Liberals will nominate u candidate for the House of Hon. W. T. Finlay, minister of Ottawa, agriculture for Alberta, was in at. at the Lethbridge Fair. H is the custom of Mr. Finlay to at. t nd as many of the fall fairs in thJM province as possible, in order thatj he may meet the farmers, inspect thel; exhibits of grain and ve. getablts and thus get in'closer touch .with the agricultural conditions in each district. "The exhibit of horses at your Fair" declared" the Minister flo the Herald, "was splendid. poultry exhibit at Fair was by far the I have ,Alberta apart from the at'Cal- I was disappointed at the show of cattle. ''I was greatly iiiljwessed with the exhibit of canned fruits. The samples were fine and I saw that some wer. purchased to be sent to the Alberta exhibit at: the Toronto Industrial Ex- hibition." Mr. Finlay has been all over the province enthusiastic about conditions. "1 never saw better crops in twenty-five years in the he' remarked, "and it is "worth -remembering there is a third more acreage in Alberta this year, too." Between Medicine Hat and Maple Creek this year the have been unfortunate. Th, crops .owing to the long'period of, dry weather, out." y "I am afraid we" are.going lo b badly crippled with ourN u the 81st. [a a dispute affecting an irrigutioii ditch Johu Audcrrson, an Icelander, murdered J, K. Layton, belonging to C. C. He seriously wounded J, B. Brown. Edna, tlic three year old daughter of R.: G.-Willcroft, Gladstone, Man., set lire to her clothing and dii'd from the buriis received. Major Henderson of tlte 48th Kij-h. Unders, is dead. Thos. Symington, a leading citizen Sarnia, Oui., is dead. Couservailves of St. Lawrence di- vision, Montreal, nominated Ex-Ma- yor H. A. Eckers for the St. Lawrence division.' jQ. W. Parrnloe, retiring deputy minister of Trade and Commerce at EXHIBIT OF HORSES WAS A FEATURE OF THE FAIR Lethbridge Exhibition at an End Races on the Final Day Were Good A Jockey Hurt Poultry Exhibit Splendid The Lethbridge Fair is fast becom- A. Best American Bred; Stallion, any I Schultz; 1, Jameu Smith. A COUPLE OF DOLLARS NEEDED A contribution of by Schweitzer Bros, of ten dollars brings the Her. aid fund up to within a few dollars of the sum aimed at. That amount should bo in our hands tomorrow so that we may close the fund. Who will be tiie person to bring in the two dollars. age, 1, Geo. .Lane; 9. 11. Brad- shaw. C. Champion class, 1, Ceo. J, R, lln.shaw. D. Champion outre, oj-on class, 1, Geo. Laue, 2, R. W. Uiadslmw. W.'Brood ruare with foal, 1, Fred Crias; mid a number of horses were J. It. F. Best three mares, ojun cluss, FRENCH BARON UKES LETHBRIDGE iliushaw of High River, XJeo. Lane of the Bar U ranch, High River, R. W. Bradshaw, Magrath, Smith Lee of and others with smaller numbers of horses, J. R. .had six stallions, three Clydesdales and three Percher- all prize winners. His three two-yeur old Peichc-rons are as 4ne u lot of horses as "can be seen any- where. Egypt was first in the two year' old clabs and won the for best American bred with a stable mate, second. These t'wo here and at beat the two year olds that'Jhave "been taking the prizes at Winnipeg, Regina, and j McCaugherty; Distinpisbcd Visitor in the Gty Interested in the Mines Geo. Lane; 2, U. W. llnulshaw. II. Best American tliree ma'-es, 1, H. W. Bradshaw. I. Best stud, (stallion and four mares) any age. 1, JjCli.unplon Cup value, attd; diploma) Geo. Lane, 2, (Gold ami diploma) W. CLASS V, HEAVY DRAUGHT GRADE Brood mare with foal, 1, T. W. itc- Caugherty. Foal, T. W.'V: 2 year old Filly or old, T. W. 2, Fred Gelding or Filly, 1 year old, 1, Fred Ewing. Single driver in harness, A. E. Humphries; 2, Fred Criss. Driving team to buggy; 1, E. Adams, 2, L. Naisrnith. CLASS X, CARRIAGE Stallion, -i years or over, 1, Fred Ewing. Brood mare with foal, i, Fred Ew- 2, Sam'l. Jones. Foal, 1 and 2, Fred Ewing. Gelding of Filly, I year old, 1, Sam Jones. J CLASS XI, SADDLE Saddle horse, over 14.2, to IDG rid- den, 1, A. E. Tves; 2. W. McKen- zie. Best boy rider, under 15 yearm, 1, I, Harvey C. P. R. DENIES REPORT Montreal, Aug. report circu- lated last night that the C. P. R. offi- cials believe that freight trains are intentionally delayed by trainmen, is given an emphatic denial today. At the general offices of the company the whole story was described as a base- less rumor. The freight trains are running as There have beei no unusual delays. Not a pound of export freight, let alone hund.vds of tons, as stated, has missed a ship. "ment for which it was intended. MUM U1U5 HAULTA113 SEATS Conservatives However Ex- pect to Carry Twenty in Saskatchewan ONE YEAR AND THREE MONTHS Win. Capew'ell, an Englishman, who said he was going to build a ho. tel at Coleridge, was sentenced at Medicine Hat to three months in the guard room here for stealing a watch from Robt. Vallance. He got one year on a. charge of forging a cheque. tion facilities this year, unless ihis strike is settled -right away. The :prospr.'ct of moving the crop.-is very poor. Last year, the crop was .light and ilie railroads did not build new c-iirs. This year the "crop is heavy and the roads, with -every department running smoothly, are riot tco supplied" was another statement made by the Minister of AgcifiultuVe. In visiting the Fairs, he has-found the fanners cheerful and quite contented with life in this proVincs. At these Fairs he has noticed -a great r improvement in live The farm. are getting thoroughbred blood in their horses and cattle. It is many years, 'Mr. Finlay said, since the ranchers had as bright prps- p .cts. This year they are getting the price offered in years and in dition the calf crrp is the largest in years. "How ab.'nii government creamer- it "Our creameries are diclly this yrar. The amount of but- ter turned ouc is far ahead of last year.: There is un increased demand every day, the quality of our product bving its recommendation J' "We arc establishing- a poultry station at Edmonton. we will have the best breeds of poultry foi table use and laying purposes. We will bc> fn a position to furnish farm- ers with eggs or cockrrels of these best breeds at a small price. We will have the breeds that will make mon- ey for the farmer.'' Finlay left on the Flyor last night for Edmonton. _. -Lethbridge has been Slaving a most distinguished and interesting visitor the past few days in the 'person Baron Andre'de Weill of France..'The baron-is a -bearing bsspeaks the Parisian culture and'the refinement of the roy_ 'alist families, of F.rance. His father is Marquis de Weill, a leader of the most exclusive set in the" 3t. Germain, and one of the greatest industrial magnates of France, baing president" of the. United Metal of France, -whose position in France corresponds to that' of the Steel Cor- poration in America. !HeT owns sever! properties in various parts "of-the world. The baron is in WesL. rn Canada with at company of en- gineers looking over the mining pro- peetsf.ol British Columbia and Al- berta. r Baron de Weill, because of ihe'high position of his family is a "diplomat d'honncur" of the French. GovL-rn. -and re .first .attache to the French am bass ador at Washi n gtnn, D. C. The baron is much interested in Lethbridge .and thinks it has the as_ vct of a great city. He "is delighted to see the country have the progress !t deserves. Hr was delighted- with .vhat he saw in en auto trip through the south-country which hf took with 1Y L. Naismith. He leaves for Moose .Jaw. in a. few .'lays where he meeis his; engineers. Th-nce they go to Washington and then back to France. Calgary (Dominion Druao, a line gray two-year old, followed his mates prize" list. The partic1 ular pride of the stable is months old Clydesdale colt, Prince Frederick, which took the red ticket iri the two year old class. _ Last year at the International: Horse Show at Chicago, he took .first'. as His sire-was the champion Clyde at the International 1906, and dam is" the winner of fifty seven prizes at and national" fairs. Geo. Ldiie had .ten. splendid Perch- erons with many of which had keen winners at Winnipeg, Rogiua and Calgary. These horses, were running on the prairie on the Bar U ranch until -two months ago they" were brought iri. for exhibition. TnVhead stable 'I fine four year-old, winner of his class and the sweepstakes and with four bf; the stable- mares winner of the V- hundred "dollar cup given by the Am- ericanJPercheron. Society for the Best another imported animal, was second to Epatant. To the ordinary he would: be tt- winner, being a very showy, spirit- ed, horse." Mr. Lane lias seme splen- did mares in his bunch. T R. W. Bradshaw of Magrath had nine Perchcrons and got his share of prizes' even though he had been work- ing the horsesVon the farm "until a few days ago.- They- were therefore pt in.show condition 'but though Team to waggon Kc than Ibs., 1, T. W. McCuglierty. 1, T. W. 2., W. H.; Harvey. r CL.VSS 3WBEP STAKES Best Stallion, or W. Harvey. Brood mare with II. Harvey Best yearlings, 1, W. H. Flarvey; 2, T. W. McCaugtorty.- Uest foal, 1, G. IVIcCaugherty; 3; Harvey. Best stallion (other than Clyde or Shire) Geo, Lane. Best Brood mare' (other than Clyae or H. Bridsluiw. Harold Hamilton; Schweitzer, or felding, T. W. Special, Best Shod Horse, Alex. Smith. Judge reconimendetl a first prize to cowborse. V The Races Yesterday afternoon's races ware the best that have been held iu Lethbridge for years. Every was keenly- contested and it looked as if every horse was win. j The large crowd, in the grand stand and along the track had no kick com ing on the quality of sport affortfed yesterday.- .The 3.00 Trot or Pace was a great fight between Jaines Smith's Jack 2, T. W. THREW STONES AT STRIKERS Miniature Riot at the C P. R. Shops in This Gty Wllkes and BonneU's Pathfinder. jBest (other than Clyde or Geo. Lane. Best Foal than Clyde or R. W. Bradahaw. Brood inare with foal, 1, N: H. Mur- ray; 2, H. Savory. Foal, 1, T. W. McCaugherty; C. Van. Filly or Gelding, 1 year .old, 1, T. W. McCaugherty; 2, H'. Savory. Best Agricultural team to "wagon, 1. T. W. McCaugherty; 2 James Best walking team to H. Savory; 2, T. W. IlcCaugherty. CLASS Vlli. THOHOUGHBRED Calgary Won At the Hat LATEST LOCAL ITEMS The" preliminary hearing of S5am Tones, with abduction, is be- ing heard toc'iay bj-. Insp. West. -I he is committal for trial, 'the case will tried tomorrow by Juilge Winter. -Two men, -Tames Canton and Ardell, plivsterer, were fin The, latter _took the first heat but the second and third .went -to his rival. The fourth heatT provided the pret- tiest race of the day and resulted, in a dead the fifth Jack Wilkes won out. a.00 Trot or heats: James Jack''WilkesvVii L. Pathfinder 1220-2 J. E. Schultz, Ceneral Bry- There was a miniature riot at the C. P. H. shops yesterday afternoon. The company got live men including two fitters, in from Calgary yester- day. EtTorts were made to induce them to quit but without avail. One ol two men who came on Tuesday refus- ed to go to work. However, when men refused to stop work a gang of hey did not have-the gloss, they had ,he bony and muscle. W. H. Harvey s Champion Baron Sorby is well known, as is also Ilar- y Smith's Sfayfield Grandson, a line urge animal. Awarding Prizes f The judges of theX heavy draught lorses had no small task on. their lands. Xot only were the clossua arge but the competition was very close! To the ordinary observer i-ne [forse looked as good as any of Uie others and it required the skilled eye and -judgment. of an, expert horseman I to sec the differences. i The awards were as CLASS CLYDESDALES -t years or over, 1, W. H. 4 years or 1, C. C. Emraett, 2, T. Fullertonl- Brood mare with foul, C. Eni- inett. Ceidtng or Filly. 2, years old, W. McKenzie. CLASS IX. ROADSTER Stallion, -1 years or over, 1. J, E. Regina, Sank., Aug. commenced at 9 this morning and hy the first hour a heavy vote was in. Both sides were working hard to get out and vote early and prepare for the rush which will come at the noon liour when the working men get away to mark ballots. Every rig in town is chartered by one side or the and these joined by automobiles are scurrying about the city. A large number of men are entitled to vote in the city but those working outside the bounds of the corporation a're be- ing brought in to vote. Both sides jioseci with rousing rallies last night. Liberal workers filled the city hall md the Provincial Rights party oc. the Borden. club, was crowded to its capacity. Both sidis c-iaim to be confident of the result, both in the city and throughout the province. The government supporters con. inue to declare that they will carry it-least 25 seats out of the forty. The conservatives, on the other hand, -jlaim that Haultain has 17 or 18 sure jeats and they expect to carry 20 constituencies and thus break even with the government. Premier Scott his declaration that" the Op- position, will not carry more than 13 it-ats and Mr. Haultain makes the general statement that his party will vin. In Regina city, both sides admit :hat the contest will be close unless one party gets the German vote sol- id. In the other three 'cities Sas.. CLEAN OUT HOTEL son 33333 heat. Best time 2.30 -i-5. The Free for All provided some good races although J. .T. Furman's .Clyde Wells won three straight heats. X. Vance's Ohuck. McGregor gave him. a stiff argument in each heat. Free.For AH Trot or Pace: T. Furman. Ciyvlc Wells Ill A. Vance. Chuck McGregor 222- J. Ewing, Limber Dick 3 3 3 Best time 2.27 4-5. The 5-8 dash, sweepstakes, opfeH, was spoiled by a regrettable accident by which the rider of Lady Clark was rather seriously injured by the horse falling just :is she was coming to the stretcli neck and neck with TuscuHcttc. Dr. F. A. Butter-field happened to lie in the crowd and was .taken -to see the boy hut found his worst injury was a badly bruised 'shoulder. Lioness, in the same race, bolted ut the first turn and threw her rider but he was not injured, be- ing able to remount and finish. 5-8 Dash, Sweepstakes, Open. W. McKenzie, Tuscullette 1 D. Wilson, Lioness..................... 2 strike sympathizers went to the shops and made a certain amount of trou- v As the men were coining out at'five o'clock, quitting time; they were met with a reception of stones and cin- ders. No one was hurt although one man was struck by a rock. Special police are-'protecting the place and the men. The strikers had nothing to do with the affair. They are pick eting'the. shops, however, and all legitimate- means to prevent me: working in the" shops. Two more men came in this morning from Cal- gary. TROLLEY Edmonton, Aha., Aug. the material with the exception "of the cars has been ordered for the strfiet railways and the order for the cars likely be given before the end of next week. Yesterday, for the second time this season, Taber defaulted to Lethbridge withoxit any apparent reason. The game billed for last evening was looked forward to with much in_ katoon, Jaw and Prince Albert ilose contests are being waged and .leithe? .exactly suie results: The government 'is expeeiing ihnost solid support in the northern constituencies while'the Conservativ. dispute the statement. Premier Scott will probably have a big majority in Swift Current while Mr. Haultain from all reports will 'lave fight in South Qu' Ap. "tittle attention has been paid o the latter constitlency by the Con_ -.ervatives, whOe the friends of Ely Williamson, the Liberal candidate, have been working day and night nnce he was nominated. When it b3_ came known to the Conservatives to- day that Haultain's seat was in grave danger, many workers were rushed into the constituency. John A. McEae, ex-secretary of the Saskatchewan Valley and Manitoba Land Co., and also of the Saskutche, Valley Land Co., has taken an affidavit to the effect that Premkr Scott has not at any "time placed any interest in either company. Mr. Mc_ Rae was the man from whom the Conservatives were, claiming they would get their confirmation of the stories circulated to discredit the pre- ed and costs each for giving H quor to Indians, the particular tlian being Rough Hair. Canton paid his fine today but Ardell js still in the cftstle. loric'name of 31 Harvey; 2, 3, Harry .Smith, J. R. Hinshaw (High North Bay, Ont., Aug. N.-yTwo ex- cursion trains of harvesters.-from the Maritime Province held at j Chalk" River yesterday for about an who bears the his- les Custer, was fined Hat, Aug. public holiday was proclaimed by the mi- yor from 1 o'clock this afternoon and a huge crowd assembled on the Ath- letic Grounds to see the great fight for the championship of Alberta he- Calgary and Medicine Hat: The rect'iptfl show a record for th< season.. Tho teams during the first quarter to be pretty evenly match- ed. The visitors, hovoviT, were dently in far better training and thf'ir splendid combinatir.n work gave rise to frequent expressions of ad- miration from the onlookers. The score was: Calgary 4, Medicine Hat 1. y and costs for pursuing his chos- en calling nt the Fair Grounds. The police have ordered him out of the province and are sending his descrip- tion to the dilTerent He paid the fine. Several Indians have arrested for Ixjing drunk. The number, how ever, is less than yenr. Stallion. 2 years old, 1, J. It. Hiu-jhour waiting ord. rs and during that shaw; 2, Vf. IV. Virtuo. j time the hotel was the pro. Brood mare, 1 and 2, W. IT. Harvey, prietor 'carried outride and over a Foal from above mares, 1, G. dollars worth of liquors and Russell; 2, T.W. McCaugherty. cigar A carried off. Kven the cellar Foal, from above mares, 1, W.'j was ransacked and of. beer stol- H. Jlsxrvey; 2, T. W. McCaugherty.; en. On the trains rintousr scenes en. 2 year old fitly, F. RusseH. j sued, water tanks won- emptkd and i filled with ber-r. Fiphting became y Mare, 1, W. II. Korvey. CLASS II, SHIUES 1-years or ovct. 1 and 2, Smith and Lee (High Rivcry, years. I and 2, Smith general and one man had his nose i broken and sustained other injuries. I There ono policeman on tach was paid to Lee. Stallion, 2 years. 1, Smith Lee. M n T J -howJlums, amnsiil At Mackios station, the travelling themselves by To Reconstruct Quebec Bridge j CLASS HI, PKRCHERON'S [wrecking the furnirnr- in the station StiUlionV i years or over, I and 2, [agent's nouso" and otherwise misbt1- Gco. Lane (High 3, R. W.} having. At North Hay the police force Th in the. C. P. R. station at Stonewall, Man., was dynamited. One pnd of tbo was wrecked. thousand members of the fraternal ordor of Eafles from cvoi-y part of North America paraded through 5h oi Seattle totlay. cheered by a throng of citizens and visitors. Ottawa, Aug. afternoon it the concluding meeting of the Cabinet Council for this month, an order in council passed approving of the appointment of Henry Vautl.t, C. fc., of Montreal; Maurice Fil7._ C.M.G., of London, Knp., and Kalph Mojeslxi, Chicago, as a board of bridge engineers to plans for the reconstruction of the Quebec bridge. The engineers select- ed for the work are the b.st available in Canftdar'Grat Britain and the United States. jsrul a numln'.1 of were ready Stallion, 3 years, J. and at the first sigii "f (usovdcr rr_ Stallion, 2 years, 1 and 2, J. K.' suited in arrests which put a damper IJinshaw. ton the Holliganism. Brood mare, 1 and 2, R. W. Dnul- i shaw. Foal, 1908, from marcs. and j 2. R. .W. Bradshaw. Foal. 1007, from above marcs, 1, G. R, W. Bradshaw. 3 year old filly, 1 and 2, Geo 2 yenr old filly, 1, Geo. Lanej. NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC In order t) the people of Dry mnro, 1, Geo. 2, R. W. the city and Southern Albtrta with Bradshaw. I Special'prizes offered by the Pcrch- eron Society of America. First prize- gold medal, second prize. Reserve Ribbon, iu each case. returns of the Saskatchewan elacMons, Me will appeA- a morning paper tomorrow. of advertisements must the of. fice by eight o'clock tonifht. H. C. Bell, Clark. dis. Time-1.10 2-5. The 3-t dash was a splendid race with nn exciting finish when Garnish out Walcress by a neck, with O'Day close behind. Thos. Lynn, Garnish 1 A. Fullerton, Walcress............... 2 M. McLean, O'Day 3 Time 1.20 1-5. The Novelty race, to winner .at each quarter brought ought two win- ners. Maine, owned by C. C. Em. mett, took the first quarter In 26J and the half in Lady Clark then forged ahead and took the third ter in 1.22J and the mile in 1.52J. The Fndian rclny race wns exciting as usual. Jim Spear Knife got on" to a -bad start btit was first in on the first !ap and kept his advantage to the end, making the two miles In 4.234-5, which is very Rood time. His time for the two heats is Crop Eared Wolf was a close second, his time being 9.01 and Tom Potf made the four miles in 0.25 2-5. The Squaw Race as usual put up the fun for the crowd. It was a. race to win and the four horses en- tered finished in close orrler aftor as strenuous a rnce as hnd been run all day. A matched rnce 3-8' dash, between n runner Iwlonging to Knight of Vlay- mond nnd one belonging to Austin of of Cardston. rc.sulted in a win for the latter. t rest by the local fans and they badly at the non_ ppearance of the Taber nine. How- ever, a game between the two city saguc teams, Press and Y. M. C., was pulled off in which the latter victorious by 6.0 in the seventh innings. It was an uninteresting ex. libition of ball which added consid- erable disappointment to the spec- tators. The Press had a -ragged line- up, owing to short notice of the gdm and played a rather indifferent class of ball, proving easy marks for thv M. C. Score: Runs mier. TAFT WIPED OUT Missoula, Mont., Aug. town of Taft with the exception of the post office, the construction com- pany's warehouse, one grocery and a saloon, was destroyed by fire today. The blaze started from forest fires. Hits Y. M. Runs Hits Clark and Brandow. 0 0 1 1 3 0 3 1 and (V-0 0-3 2-9 Works Signs With Detroit Gr en; Heavy Flow At Bow island A despatch from Toronto says: 1're sicJent Navin of the Der.'-oit Ameri- can league team has announced tho purchase of pitcher Works, who is now with Syracuse, N. team, and who piloted the- Modirino Hat team to the championship f the j Western Canada last Detroit are champions of the Ameri- can League, the in the world. Works will n-port inem at ine cornmenoniiciil iro.vt, season. Mwlicinc Hat. Aug. W. R. NORTHERN LEAGUE DISBANDS Winnipeg. Aug. Northern Martin, who is in charge of the of baseball clubs is no more. In thi Main Building The exhibits in the tnnin building tural gas prospecting operations which the, C.P.R. is conducting at different points, wns in the city on Monday and stated thnt gas of an altogether rtuTerent variety from tnat found in Medicine Tint. just struck at a depth of feet at 'Bow Island. The gas is very htMvy and of a nature which lends Mr, Mar- tin to think there is u -leal of At the of the today's games at Brandon and Duluth, the Fargo and Duluth clubs will cease to exist. However, the pennant fight will con. this Vuar in oil in it. The well lias eunk another one hundred feel, the now is estimated at itiiri.y- thousand (Continued on Back cubic feet per twenty-four, 'ioiu.5. minus the other two clubs. Fargo wns unable to finance its team. W. A. McLeod, ex.M.P.P., for Glengarry, died at Vankleok Hill, Ont. A young Englishman named R. was burned to death in a rooming -house in Vancouver.